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Wanted man arrested after police car rammed

By Kelli Rickard Sep 18, 2023 | 10:52 AM

An RCMP cruiser. Image: staff photo

RCMP have charged a wanted man after he allegedly rammed a police car in East Hants.

A truck was reported driving up and down a driveway in South Rawdon, while the driver was screaming out the window on September 11th.

Police say when officers attempted to intercept the vehicle, the driver rammed the police car with his truck.

Officers arrested the 28-year-old man. No one was injured during the arrest.

Cody Andrew Prudhomme of Barton, who was wanted on a province-wide arrest warrant has been charged with Assault with a Weapon, Assaulting a Peace Officer, Flight from Police, Impaired Operation of a Conveyance, Resisting Arrest, Mischief and Failure to Comply with Conditions of a Release Order (3 counts).

He’s in custody and will appear in Digby Provincial Court on Tuesday, September 19th.